• Question: What do you think the next major break-through in gene studies will be? And when do you imagine this to happen?

    Asked by gatayjackson to Yinka on 14 Mar 2018.
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      Yinka Abejide answered on 14 Mar 2018:

      The next major breakthrough for genetic studies would be using gene-editing technology called Crispr-Cas9 to “find deleterious genes and replace with modified/good genes” in severe hereditary diseases (like cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia) and heart failure conditions.